In need of a Maserati Biturbo/number car for a photoshoot

Nayf

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Hello, I've been tasked by Classic Cars magazine to do one of its List features, where a reader gets drive one of their dream cars. The reader has chosen the Maserati Biturbo.
Ideally we'd be looking for a fuel injected car/number car that will look good in the photos – sorry, carb people, but photoshoots involve lots of starts and stops... (ahem).
I'm looking to shoot the car in the next few weeks and the car, the reader and the journalist (moi) will all be insured by Bauer Media, Classic Cars magazine's custodians.
The reader is used to rear-wheel drive and Italian cars, so he's not a novice when it comes to these things. Nevertheless the reader will be accompanied either by you (the owner) or me, preferably the former as you will know your car's individual quirks.
With regards to a location, ideally I'd like to do this in and around Kimbolton, Cambs/Beds, as I know the locations for shooting well. However for the right car we can make it down to where you are (depending on known photoshoot roads – great driving roads are not necessarily great photography roads).

Ideally I'd be looking for any colour other than black, and ideally a Biturbo/222/422. Interested? Drop me a line here or via nayflimited@gmail.com



And before you say it: sadly McGrath's early white car is out of action for the time being.
 

Ewan

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Many years ago a friend of mine, writing for Performance Car magazine, was tasked with contacting celebs, discovering their dream car, then taking them out in one.
His first call was to Jools Holland.

Him. Hi Jools, if you could go for a ride in any car, what would it be?
Jools. A Bentley.
Him. What car do you normally drive?
Jools. A Bentley.
Him. ********.
 

Ewan

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Nayf - why not use your Cup? If this reader is going to drive a Maserati Biturbo, it might as well be one of the later and better ones!

Or if the weather’s good, you could use my Spyder. Maybe somewhere not too far from me, such as in the New Forest? You could even visit it’s original importer, Meridien Modena.

Though I appreciate you are probably after something earlier and less good.
 

Nayf

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Nayf - why not use your Cup? If this reader is going to drive a Maserati Biturbo, it might as well be one of the later and better ones!

Or if the weather’s good, you could use my Spyder. Maybe somewhere not too far from me, such as in the New Forest? You could even visit it’s original importer, Meridien Modena.

Though I appreciate you are probably after something earlier and less good.
They've particularly asked for a Biturbo, rather than a Ghibli Cup. I also have some media planned for that, involving interviews with the people who designed, built it and ultimately how it changed the course of Maserati for the next two decades.

I'll be in touch regarding your Spyder!